BRONX, NY – Workers at Hunts Point Produce Market voted to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement today. About 1,100 warehouse workers, drivers, and other members of Teamsters Local 202 work at the market, which provides most of the fruit and vegetables sold and served at restaurants and stores in the New York City region. It has been called the largest produce market in the world.
(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Teamster shuttle bus drivers safely navigated through an apparent pellet gun attack on commuter shuttle buses this week along Highway 280. Buses sustained damage in the attack, but there were no reported injuries to the drivers or passengers.
(WHITAKERS, N.C.) – Cummins workers and their union representatives participated in the annual Whitakers MLK Day March and other Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations last weekend to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to demand that Cummins stop medical discrimination against workers in its Rocky Mount plant and much of its U.S. workforce.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Teamsters Local 174 members at Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. (HERC) voted overwhelmingly on January 13 to ratify a new 3-year agreement. Local 174 represents 26 heavy equipment rental truck drivers at the company. This new contract comes after several months of negotiating, and a unanimous strike authorization vote on December 16.
(PARK RIDGE, Ill.) – Teamsters Local 700 members who are employed with the City of Chicago have voted to ratify a new five-year contract that will now go before City Council for final approval. Once the contract is approved by the city, it will become retroactive to July 1, 2017.
(Washington, D.C.) – The Teamsters Union has won a $1 million settlement on behalf of YRC Freight’s road drivers.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa announced today the appointment of Tony Andrews to director of both the Teamsters Food Processing and Dairy divisions.
With more than 85 percent of the bargaining unit participating in the election, drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Wright City, Mo. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 610.